The Road to Ironman Raleigh 2014
Dec16

The Road to Ironman Raleigh 2014

Today I began my next triathlon journey: Ironman Raleigh 2014. Ironman Raleigh is a 70.3 (half ironman) distance race put on by World Triathlon Corp (aka: Ironman). The inaugural Ironman Raleigh was run this past June and I was proud to be a finisher. It was my challenge race for 2013 and I trained for many months to get the chance to run down that chute and hear the announcer call out my name as a finisher! But as excited as I was to...

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My Business Travel Companion: Alaska Bear
Dec09

My Business Travel Companion: Alaska Bear

I travel a good bit for business. As part of my digital marketing consulting work, I teach Social Media Bootcamp and Google Online Marketing Bootcamp classes for ASPE-ROI. Both classes are three-day sessions and they have taken me all over the US as well as teaching them online in Canada and Jamaica. The result: I’m on the road and away from my family a few weeks during the year. And as you can imagine, that kind of travel can...

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Social Media Bootcamp in St. Louis
Oct22

Social Media Bootcamp in St. Louis

My business travels this week have brought me to the “Gateway to the West,” the beautiful city of St. Louis, MO. I’m here teaching the next installment of the social media bootcamp for ASPE ROI. I’ve taught this class quite a bit during the past couple of years and it is easily one of my favorites (here’s a video of me explaining what I teach in the class). In the class, I get the opportunity to help...

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How I Grew to Love Baseball
Oct09

How I Grew to Love Baseball

I’m going to come clean. I did not like baseball. I did not play baseball when I was young. I did not watch baseball on TV. I did not talk about baseball with friends. To me, baseball was a very slow and incredibly boring game. It simply couldn’t match the excitement and the action of basketball. And, growing up in the college basketball-crazy Triangle region of North Carolina there simply wasn’t any more room for...

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Less Than a Month to Go to the White Lake International Triathlon
Aug09

Less Than a Month to Go to the White Lake International Triathlon

In just a little less than a month, I will be up early and staring at this beautiful scene at 8 a.m. in White Lake, NC.

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